Colleges in Missouri
“The Show-Me State” of Missouri has cold and snowy winters to contrast the hot, wet summers. There are 67 colleges in Missouri, many of which are 4-year, public or private institutions. The Cave State also hosts many community colleges and more than a dozen theological seminaries. Cox College of Nursing is the most selective in the state, while the University of Missouri system is the largest. Top industries in Missouri are transportation equipment, food processing, electric equipment, and chemical products. It also is home to iconic monuments, such as the St. Louis Gateway Arch and National World War 1 Museum and Memorial, as well as the Silver Dollar City and Branson.